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    Lego Star Wars Rebels Building sets, Imperial Star Destroyer and more pictures and hands-on

    By 17 February 2014

    The Lego Group loves the Star Wars franchise. And that's none more evident than at the 2014 NYC Toy Fair, where the company has introduced a suite of new sets inspired by the sci-fi blockbuster films. The Star Wars Rebels Building sets are the highlight...

  • Gadgets

    Star Wars Angry Birds AT-AT battle game pictures and hands-on

    By 4 December 2012

    You've played the game on your phone or tablet, but what about in real life? That's what Hasbro and Rovio are hoping you'll want to do with Angry Birds Star Wars AT-AT Battle game that lets you recreate the battle of Hoth over and over again without a...

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    Angry Birds 8-inch Star Wars Plush - Hans Solo pictures and hands-on

    By 26 November 2012

    First there were plush toys of the original Angry Birds from the app. Now there are the Angry Birds Star Wars plush toys to collect and throw around the room. You could even make stupid noises while trying to recreate the scenes from the new Angry Birds...

  • Gaming

    APP OF THE DAY: Angry Birds Star Wars review (iOS, Android, WP8, Kindle Fire, Windows 8, Mac, PC)

    By 8 November 2012

    We have to admit, we haven't been as excited about a Rovio game since we played the original Angry Birds all those many years ago (three, to be precise). The blend of rewarding casual gaming and Star Wars was always going to reinvigorate a franchise...

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    Lego Jabba's Palace (9516) pictures and hands-on

    By 12 October 2012

    Yep the Star Wars Lego team-up continues, this time with Jabba's Palace from The Return of the Jedi, and Pocket-lint couldn't resist spending some time building it to show you up close what it is all about - tough life, isn't it? It retails for £120...

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    Hasbro Star Wars MTT Droid Carrier pictures and hands-on

    By 24 July 2012

    Pocket-lint last saw Hasbro's Multi Troop Transport Droid Carrier at the London Toy Fair in February, but that was behind closed doors and photography was strictly forbidden. Now the company has allowed us to get our mitts on it, and we have to say we're...

  • Gaming 3.5 out of 5

    Kinect: Star Wars review

    By 3 April 2012

    Star Wars is everywhere. The Lucas empire extends far beyond the reach of any traditional franchise, with our friends C3PO and R2D2 being as ubiquitous as the kitchen sink. Some of the ancillary elements to the Star Wars world are great - Knights of the...

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    Ultimate FX Lightsaber pictures and hands-on

    By 1 December 2011

    Go on, 'fess up. Just how many times did have you picked up a pole or stick and swiped it around making Lightsaber noises? Well now you don't have to. Toy Lightsabers, even replicas, are nothing new but the Ultimate FX Lightsaber from Hasbro caught our...

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    Firebox Top 10 lists go live, we go hands-on with our favourites

    By 2 November 2011

    With one eye (or rather both greedy eyes) on the lucrative Christmas market, online retailer of all things cool, retro, tech, geek and other such random categories, Firebox, have for the first time announced a number of Top 10s for a number of different...

  • Home Cinema

    Star Wars: The Complete Saga Blu-ray box set pictures and hands-on

    By 12 September 2011

    Yep, it's here! Literally. We have in our possession the Blu-ray box set of Star Wars: The Complete Saga, and we've been as giddy as a schoolchild on half a lager shandy. That's not to say it isn't flawed, of course - there's glaring omissions (the...

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    Han Solo in carbonite ice tray

    By 25 July 2011

    Calling an ice tray a gadget might be pushing things somewhat, but we didn't think you'd want to miss out on this one as it enables you to craft your very own Han Solo frozen in carbonite.  For Star Wars fans who feel that their lives aren't quite complete,...

  • Home Cinema

    Star Wars Blu-ray hands-on

    By 15 July 2011

    Rarely have we been so excited about three 30-second video clips as we were at the Digital Entertainment Group Europe event held in Disney's offices last night. For the first time on UK soil, 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment played actual footage of...

  • Gaming

    E3 Quick Play: Kinect Star Wars

    By 14 June 2011

    Use the force Luke. Those are the words that will be buzzing through your head when it comes to playing Kinect Star Wars on the Xbox 360 with the Kinect sensor when the game comes out this Christmas. But has gaming really come to the point where we...

  • Gaming 3 out of 5

    Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II review

    By 29 October 2010

    Say what you will about Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II, but it’s far from the worst Star Wars game ever made. Is it as wretched as the licensed game of Episode III? Not on your nelly. As rotten as The Clone Wars or Super Bombad Racing? How on Earth...

  • Gaming 0 out of 5

    First Look: Star Wars - The Force Unleashed II review

    By 13 August 2010

    While the success of Star Wars: The Force Unleashed made a sequel inevitable, its storyline made it anything but. The fastest-selling Star Wars game of all time finished with its hero dead, the empire still ascendant and the seeds of the Rebellion sown;...

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